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Lsys: Grow lifelike plants using simple rules.

Lsys is a program to generate complex models using string production systems called L-Systems, as described in Prusinkiewicz and Lindenmayer's book. These L-Systems can be used to "grow" natural-looking plants out of very simple rules. Lsys produces output in PostScript and in a generic text format. Adding new output formats is straightforward. Some of the L-systems described in Lindenmayer's book have been included.
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Version: (21-MAR-91) Requires: C++ or G++ Ports: DECstation 3100 and Sun4. Porting to other Unix systems should be easy. Copying: Copyright (C) 1990, 1991, Jonathan P. Leech. Use, copying, modification, and distribution permitted. CD-ROM: Prime Time Freeware for AI, Issue 1-1 Author(s): Jon Leech Keywords: Artificial Life, Artificial Plants, Authors!Leech, C++!Code, L-Systems, LSYS, Plants References: Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz and Aristid Lindenmayer, "The Virtual Laboratory: The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants", Springer-Verlag, 1990. 228 pages, ISBN 0-387-97297-8 hardcover ($40).
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